Category Archives: farm

Episode 62: The Ramblin’ Ram!?

Hello fiber and yarn folk! This episode begins with a CRAZY story about a ram who decided to trek his way to our farm . . . it also contains a little garment discussion about finishing work and a terrific … Continue reading

Posted in Blackbelly sheep, farm, farm focus, farm life, finish work, garment, Grand View Farm, homestead, Kim Goodling, knitting, Lenten vest, linen, Natasja Hornby, organic yarn, Quince & Co., Sparrow yarn, Uncategorized, Vermont Grand View Farm, yarn | 9 Comments

Farm Focus: Grand View Farm, VT

Hello Fiber Folk! I am so pleased to offer a two part interview with Kim Goodling, owner and shepherd at Vermont Grand View Farm! Since adopting a (temporary) flock of our own, I have been on the lookout for other shepherds … Continue reading

Posted in farm, farm focus, Gotland, Grand View Farm, interview, local wool, raw wool, sheep, Uncategorized, wool | 5 Comments

Farmer’s Market-ing

Spent a little time in Ithaca, NY this past week and, of course, hit up the Farmer’s Market. I found a new little farm, Forget Me Not Farm, that raises Jacob sheep  . . . and that means new roving … Continue reading

Posted in community, farm, farmers market, found, Jacob, roving, spinning, unexpected | 10 Comments

Fiber Focus: Ranching Tradition Fiber & GIVEAWAY!

Hello weekenders! I’m so pleased to be featuring Kami Noyes of Ranching Tradition Fiber! I interviewed Kami a few years ago and then featured her upcoming Copper K Fiber Festival as well; she is always up to something new! Of … Continue reading

Posted in community, farm, farm focus, fiber, fiber art, fiber artist, fiber festival, FiberFocus, giveaway, ranch, Ranching Tradition Fiber, raw fleece, raw wool | 13 Comments

Episode 11: Aileas & Aniroonz Sheep Co.

Episode 11 is here! Looking forward to chattering with you about my new Aileas sweater, a field trip to Aniroonz Sheep Co., and some lovely new acquisitions–including Aniroonz Story Based yarns: Partner and Begin. Plus, Rachel Smith’s new Ply article and a … Continue reading

Posted in breed, community, custom yarn, CVM, episode, farm, fleece, karakul, lincoln longwool, skirting, teeswater, travel, unexpected, video, wensleydale, yarn, yarn-lover | 9 Comments

Flock Focus: Stony Creek Farmstead

Another weekend means another Fiber Focus! This time, it’s Amanda Solomon’s lovely Clun Forest flock at the Stony Creek Farmstead of NY. Amanda and I met through Ravelry and I was super excited to learn of another fiber lover and … Continue reading

Posted in breed, Clun Forest, farm, flock, interview, sheep, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Farm Focus: Apple Rose Farm

I have spent a lot of time pining over Apple Rose Farm‘s fleeces this past year. They raise Cormo and California Red sheep (among other fiber animals) and their wool is absolutely beautiful. So, I was super excited when the … Continue reading

Posted in breed, California Red, Cormo, farm, farm focus, fiber, interview | 2 Comments